Tag: Leadership Training


Millennials and AI Require Shift in Leadership Training

In a previous post, we discussed two steady trends that are increasingly requiring businesses and other organizations to rethink their approach to leadership training.


What’s Causing a Shift in Leadership Training?

Companies rightly spend a lot of time, money, and energy on training and development. But some observers think they are going about it all—or at least mostly—wrong. While that has been the case for some time, recent trends have some suggesting we are entering a new paradigm in which we need to think fundamentally differently […]


How to Prepare Employees for Leadership Roles

How do you help your new managers succeed? The last thing you want is for a new leader to fail and let down other employees. Clearly, that situation is no good for anyone. But not all employees who take on leadership roles are prepared for what that means. Even for people who excelled in their […]

Can You Train Leaders? Or Are They 'Born'?

We often think of leadership as an inherent trait, something you either have or you don’t. The phrase “born leader” comes to mind. At the same time organizations, from businesses to political entities to sports teams, are often lacking in leadership.

Corporate Universities Evolve with Technology

Every company takes a unique approach to training its workforce, and technology is changing corporate universities. From training on core values to professional certifications to leadership development opportunities, Aquilent’s corporate university strives to support employees’ career advancement and, in turn, deliver “enhanced value” to customers.

How HR Can Avoid Bad Bosses and Train Better Leaders

At some point in their career, everybody’s had—or currently has—a bad boss. Businesses, direct reports, and even bosses themselves, deserve better. Becoming a good boss and a respected leader begins with identifying the dysfunctional ones: who they are, the traits they embody, and the interpersonal tics they demonstrate that make you feel like you’re being […]

Soft Stuff (Rubber Chickens, Anyone?) Gets Results

Speaking about his unique recognition programs, Yum! Brands Chairman and CEO David Novak says, “Soft stuff gets hard results.” He ought to know, as he’s in charge of recognizing 1.4 million associates in more than 40,000 KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell restaurants in 125 countries.